David Ziemba, age 70, most recently of Lincolnton, NC, formerly of Abingdon, MD; Sicklerville, NJ; Cooper City, FL; Houston, TX; Medina, OH; and Buffalo, NY, died Thursday November 22, 2018. He was a graduate of Hutchinson Central Technical HS (Buffalo, NY); Erie County Technical Institute (now Erie Community College), Buffalo , NY, and Fenn College of Engineering at Cleveland State University (Cleveland, OH). He was a former Boy Scout Leader in Houston, TX, and Broward County, FL. He was a member of Marvin UMC in Lincolnton, NC.
David was born in Buffalo, NY on January 17, 1948 to the late John Ziemba and Valeria (Ziolo) Ziemba.
He leaves behind his loving wife of 46 years, Jane (Crea) Ziemba; two children, Christine M. Ziemba-Tolbert (Dee) of Lincolnton, NC and Robert J. Ziemba (Shannon) of Raleigh, NC; two grandchildren, Valerie and Jillian Ziemba of Raleigh; and a sister, Rosalie A. Opolka (Richard) of Kenmore, NY.
David spent 46 ½ years as a reinforcing bar detailer. The first nineteen plus of those years were spent with Bethlehem Steel, and the last 16 plus were spent with Victory Steel (an affiliate of Re-Steel) in Baltimore MD. In between he worked briefly for several other steel companies, including the former Owen Steel Company of Gastonia,
The funeral will be 12:00 pm Thursday November 29, 2018 at Marvin United Methodist Church in Lincolnton with Rev. Amy R. Vaughan officiating. The family will receive friends one hour prior to the service from 11:00 am-12:00 pm.
In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Marvin United Methodist Church, 2731 Startown Road, Lincolnton, NC 28092 (emergency fund) or The Levine Cancer Center in Lincolnton, Carolinas Health Care Foundation, 1001 Blythe Blvd., Charlotte, NC 28204.
Please sign the online guestbook at www.jenkinsfuneralhome.net. The Ziemba family has entrusted arrangements to Jenkins Funeral Home and Cremation Service in Newton.